Yard waste collection begins April 17 in Avoca Borough


AVOCA — Yard waste collection for the 2018 season will begin on Tuesday, April 17.

This season, yard waste will be collected on Tuesday every week. The following items will be collected: grass clippings and leaves, shrubs, hedge clippings and tree limbs not exceeding 3-feet in length and ½ inch in diameter.

The following is not accepted: Rocks, stones, dirt and/or animal waste.

A maximum of three open, standard-sized garbage cans, not exceeding 30 pounds will be allowed per collection.

Residents are not to use 55-gallon drums, large-wheeled garbage cans, large plastic storage totes, or plastic bags as they will be refused.

Place yard waste curbside by 7 a.m. every Tuesday to ensure pick up.

For more information, call 570-451-0625.